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of those mornings where tucker and i scurrying around like crazy, we have the occasional thunderstorm in the morning. but james is right we don't typically have them early in the morning. >> it seem we get a lot more in the afternoon. >> thraws reason if that. am i going to answer that? >> or i will. >> the reason -- here is what happens. >> we should have worked this out. >> usually we see thunderstorms in the afternoon because of what we call daytime heating. the sun warms up the foyer. it helps with the evaporation an all the rain, the bay, the area lakes, they help with the evaporation so the water gets lifted up in the atmosphere. by late afternoon, we get the showers and thunderstorms. but we have other factor at work that will cause showers and thunderstorms overnight and during the early-morning hours. i had a thunderstorm at my house at about 3:00 in the morning yesterday morning. >> we are aseing some showers, not - an we are seeing some showers, not a thunderstorm yet. a couple of weeks ago, we had a pretty good thunderstorm that came through portions of the viewing area du
sweets. >>> we want to reamanda you to come out and say hello to holly, tony and tucker at eastern market this saturday from 10:00 to 1:00 so come on out and meet and greet. >>> home foreclosures hit another record last movement realty track reports a 3 #% jump np foreclosure filings from july of 2008. more than 360,000 home long loans and foreclosure filings last month. that includes notice of default, auction and repossession. >>> no candy bars, no cookies, no cake. some say we could soon be facing a serious sugar shortage. first though, it was a pretty sweet day for the market. lets head up to chris cotter to break it down if us. let's talk about what happened in the markets after a couple of bad days. we had a good one. >> yeah, it looked like other monday and tuesday being we talked about ten was kind of wait for the fed announcement yesterday and so selling off stocks, hard to find a buyer here and there. we found buyers early in the day. they start the buying before the announcement came out yesterday afternoon and bought all of the way through. we finished the day up 120 points. w
to that story. >>> all right, tucker. >> we're ushering in the fall in a mellow way. >> well, it's cloudy and the temperatures are cool and we have summer to talk about and we're going to the tropics. >> i'm wearing the fall to -- the brown to say, fall you,'re here. >> it's the color of fall, right. >> well, it seems l. it . ouaba tropical t a disturbance. it could be erica and it's, watch it here. it's begining to look more and more impressive. the hurricane center hasn't upgraded it yet, but it could be a tropical depression at any time and with erica, moving to the ndsat northwest, we'll have to watch it and the path would normally take it here and porto rico by the end of the week. by the way, the peak hurricane season is in nine days. we're glotia cngse co setthe t of the hurricane season. we're at 65 degrees at reagan national and the humidity at 59% and wthe north at have miles per hour. -- 14 miles per hour. we have the light shower here getting echoes out here. w and it's iisghlr hot weo list hower on wayt ayto school and work, it won't last. a ips ee ast rea of shower east
at that in the 8:00 hour. >> and now i promised everybody tucker barnes. >>> what a beautiful morning and sunshine across the area. and today should be a picture- perfect day. a lot of sunshine expected. we're not expecting a shower or thunderstorm activity today. let's get to the satellite radar and show you what is going on ndyou anou see a whole lot of nothing. clouds off the coast and some shower activity off of the carolinas, but that's about it. ahigh ly sunny day as pressure builds ifrom the north and west. even though the temperatures will be warm, it will be comfortable because the humidity will stay at bay for another day. currently 69 degrees. temperatures jumped one degree in the past hour. and winds out of the north and you're pressure is up. mostly sunny skies expected and again, applies on the -- a pleasant afternoon with temperatures in the upper 80s which is where it should be this time of year. we'll have more information on the weather and look at the tropics coming up. let's get to julie wright with the latest on our fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> it's busy after university boulev
want to give you a look at the weather. >>> tucker barns is here. >> well, good morning, we had a beautiful start to the day and we'll have a will the of sunshine today. no showers and thunderstorms. it will be hot though. wevel ig in the low 90s. e'and take a look at the dara t. conditions and we should have a nice sunrise. over the next few hours, quwe'w see the mo hsphereeang up quick little and clouds off to the north and west and they won't impact us in the way of showers and thunderstorms. that will be here tomorrow as a cold front moves from the north and west. let's look at the current temperatures, 71 at reagan national and 70 at bullless and vwi has a temperature at 69 degrees. we'll have details on the tropics coming up also. we'll look at the traffic now with julie. >>> if you're traveling northbound, that's where the wreck was north of the boulevard from germ mantown to clarksburg and traffic's squeezing by, single file to the right. we have a lot of traffic heading to the accident seen. we're looking at the camera and people coming here are getting around the curve
heads together to -- where tucker barnes and i put our big heads together to answer your most pressing questions. this is from martin allen. he writes where does the term under the weather come from. we often hear it when referring to someone who is feeling sick. since the weather come from up above, aren't we all under the weather all of the time? starting get philosophical there. aren't we all under the weather, martin. do either of you have a guess as to where the expression comes from. >> you hay little bit of a clue here when i saw a sailing ship. that was right leer on my page. i'll let you explain but i do have a pretty good guess. >> i have no idea. >> thnk you, steve. it comes -- tucker, do you know? >> no, i don't actually. take a look. the term is an old term that comes from british sailing. and here is what the deal is. we have a picture of a british sailing ship. we have no where had ifthis is the picture it was refurring to. >> that is i nice ship. >> that is a clipper ship. >> the phrase under the weather according to medicinenet.com came from british sailing ships when
steakhouse burger sing. >>> while you have the chance, come out and say hello in person. tony, tucker and holly will be at eastern market this saturday. they'll be there from 10:00 to 1:00. if you get a chance and you're in the area and want to say hello, do so. >>> holly is not far away and we'll put it in the guinness book of records. >> se's at union station helping blue jeans go green. >> well, this takes a little bit of explanation. it's cool and fun. a world record is broken today in d.c. here in the main hall at union station where we're giving you a preview. you're right, it has to do with kids, national geographic kids magazine. and this is the editor. good morning. >> what a day for you guys. well, it's exciting. and guinness records are -- >> well, this is the fourth attempt and we're really, really excited and we have the page that we run every month in the magazine. the kids love learning about the dogs with ears sticking out and ladies with long pentagonner nail -- fingernails. >> well, if you're going to do something extreme, may as well do it for a good cause. cause. >
on out and say hello to the fox team tomorrow as holly and tucker will at the eastern market from 10:00 until 1:00 so come on down and say hello. >> tucker, holly and i do some shopping together on the weekends and the station decided to turn that into a little event. >> is it a right? >> so we'll be shopping. if you say hi, be quick about it, because we have things to do. >> i don't believe you. >> i'm just joking. we'll be there and will be happy to hey hello. >> hopefully the weather will be nice. > tomorrow will be warmer an . thlly tobe wi let's look at hd byseraouecowau shyou because memow nts ago, we were showing you a different radar e.t it wasmoulpd leletoumo r isowasn't as zoomed in and i mistakenly said it the r sshower might t.m ho vet.t. vernon. . rnas you can seeea . r onve no wrn tmtr it was tm akis e. haast to de. ak isbut we do have a little bit o shower activity and perhaps a little storm brewing down we re, so that's what e 'r oking at and we'll keep our eyes on that during the course of the morning. here is a broader look. the tesallite radar foh tre teastern u
for a look at traffic. julie, tucker barnes has not had a chance to talk to you. he asked me to impart to you that he loves what you are wearing. >> well i don't think they have it in his side because it's for petite. he puts on something like this and it will have to be a two- top. >> tucker has a questioning look on his face. >> honey, we always ask about the questioning look on his face. that's really what he looks like? love you, tucker. here we go. out on the roads right now. we have lanes open. no accidents to report as you continue to work your way along 95 and 395. what you will find is slow traffic out of woodbridge and across the occuquan and leaving the franconia springfield parkway and across the 14th street bridge. heavy and steady as you work into southeast washington. budge sound baltimore washington parkway slowing south of the beltway. a stalled car on east capital street to blame for that delay. southbound 29 on the breaks from tech road toward university boulevard. no dents, just volume delays. outer loop remains slow. 95 around to georgia avenue. that's a check of your fox
and tucker. saw a chance -- you have a chance to say hello to tony, tucker and holly this weekend at eastern mark net saturday from 10:00 until 1:00 get out there and say hello and tony will say hello back. >> yes i will. i always do. >> to meet the team, thell be out there chatting it up with everybody. julie are going to be out there to hang out with the gang. >> i'm going to be the first one in line saying tony. >> and tony is like that's a different greeting from what? >> you're right. >> and they do sell food at eastern market so it's a good lunch for you. >> i am leaving right now, i'll see you on saturday. >> julie, you're saying tony never buys you lunch, this is your chance. get in there now. >> you can come on out and i'll buy you lunch. >> you can get out there and say tony, pay up. >> and at 10:00 on saturday morning i'm there. out on the roads, lanes are open on top stretch leaving college park toward 270. the busy ride is on the west side from the springfield interchange. this traffic merging on 95 northbound toward 66. the problem is two separate accidents. the first at bradd
and samuel tucker go back today. as well as seven elementary schools in fairfax county. other schools start next month. >> that's way early! >>> got to say, way early! i wouldn't be happy. >> yeah, true. >> now, we have to get on a schedule. it's sweet having a modified schedule >> well, got to do it. >> what do you want to know about? >>> well, is it going to be as muggy. >> well, we'll get a little bit of a break. it will feel a little bit better today. >> will there be snow. >> thank you for the softball question, i can say that with authority, no snow. >>> yesterday, we had rain. we'll tell you how much. 4/10. dollies -- 2 v. 10th of an inch. no rain for us today. we have a little bit of rain in central portions of virginia happening there. current temperatures around the area. 73 in the district and 72 in baltimore and frederick, maryland at 68 degrees. winchester, virginia at 72 degrees. forecast for washington today, mostly sunny and less humid and warm and high about 89 degrees. then, for tonight, 70 degrees. that's lower than we've seen lately. partly cloudy and a mild night. fived
meteorological organize and i a big change occurred in 1979. i remember this. >> tucker, do you remember this? >> absolutely. i was just a littlguy. at first, all the storm were named after women because traditionally, most meteorologys were probably males an they would name ships after women so they name the storms after women. and in the late 70s, there was the women's movement and they decided maybe they need to name it after men and women because it was sort of looking down. >> equal opportunity. >> i see tony over here biting his tongue. >> because to be honest, there was some sexist thinking. there were some who thought these storms are temperamental like a woman. we have a list of this year's storms. take a look. >> we are new claudette. we are three storms in. >> the next one is danny. the name repeat every six years. >> i was going to ask that. >> yes, they do. however, as i believe you all know this too, if there is a storm that is particularly deadly or costly,that name is retired and a new name is inserted. so we will not have another tropical storm or hurricane andrew, camille or
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! ♪ >>> 8:31. temperatures pump up to the 80- degree mark. >> sure does. headed to the 90s. so tucker barnes has volunteered to go outside. >> after he was led out there with -- quite the volunteer. it's not that hot yet, tucker. >> reporter: it's more humid than hot. temperatures are about 80 or so. and hang in there for a couple of hours. as we get into the afternoon hour it's will start to heat up. we have cloud cover at this moment and that's helping to hold temperatures down right at this moment. but trust me, it will get hot. we have a heat advisory. because of in a in the city we've -- because of that, we have opened up a cooling center here in the city. go to myfoxdc.com for more information on that. in the next hour if youneed to be outdoors, that is fine. but later into the afternoon the heat is dangerous as we're expecting heat index levels ove 100. maybe to 105 later this afternoon. so our hottest day of the summer. right now not bad. breezy with winds out of the west udo d ancludococover holdi the sun ckb a , tonyayou have tothe weather. >> yes. a heat advisory in affect rom noo
're tattered. i know that's how tucker looks, too, but still, it breaks your heart. let me go in, there's a new line, ralph lauren, got a new l lobster design on their pants. it's what i do. >> if you touch just one child. >> it's who you are. >> touched just one child, seriously. on the way to the tennis camp, it's all worth it. it's all worth it. all right, hey, we have a lot of people here today and one of them who is sorry he's here, richard haass. richard is here. pat buchanan down in washington. we'll be talking to peggy noonan. robert menendez will be here. andrea mitchell will be here. richard engel is going to be here. who is not going to be here today? we've got a new poll out, a quinnipiac poll out, really, really surprising numbers for the president. not even the quinnipiac poll that we gave you last hour. this one hot off the presses. we're going to give you that information right after the break. plus, health care reform possibly coming to a consensus in washington, d.c. news breaking overnight of the outline of a possible health care plan. we'll tell you that after the news with
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